Double Time

When I found out that I was pregnant with twins I ran right out to the book store and bought almost every book I could find in the pregnancy/parenting section on multiples. I am not exaggerating when I tell you that there were only four of them on the shelf that day. It was such […]

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to The Bloggess’ Audio Book With Your Kids in the Car

I was so excited when my copy of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened arrived in the mail. I was psyched because I had preordered it eons ago and people that bought the paper version of the book got theirs earlier. I ordered the audio book because 1) How cool is it that Jenny got to […]

How To Win a Fan For Life

A month or so ago my friend Nancy ran a giveaway on her website. The prize was the book “Talking to Girls About Duran Duran” by Rob Sheffield. I don’t know if it was because of my witty response or by the grace of random.org, but I won. Having spent a good four months of […]

Enough About Me: Questions for You

1) What is a really good fall recipe? 2) What is your favorite sports team? 3) What should I read next? 4) How do I get my kids to eat fish?

Questions For You: Quick! Before My Kids Learn How to Read

We haven’t done one of these in a while, but I have one very important question and some other questions of no importance whatsoever. 1. How much does your tooth fairy pay for a tooth?* 2. If I admit to my kids that there is no tooth fairy does that automatically give up Santa Claus […]

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1922-2007)

One of my very favorite authors died yesterday. If you haven’t read any Vonnegut, start with Slaughterhouse-Five (by far his best work) and then go read the rest. Kurt Vonnegut could always make me laugh out loud. He also made me think.